Monday, May 29, 2023
Every recent Memorial Day I think about 1st Lt. Weston Lee. He was KIA in Iraq in April 2017
He sticks with me because he was the first person younger than me whose obituary I had to write
Sunday, May 28, 2023
— Dessert Jenna made
Saturday, May 27, 2023
A former colleague of mine, the writer Henry Mitchell, once wrote, “The only thing I know about prizes is that Mozart never won one.”
— Roger Rosenblatt, "What’s the Point of Prizes?," The New York Times
Friday, May 26, 2023
Information is received in inverse proportion to its predictability.
— Mike Ford, "258: Leaving the Fold," This American Life
Thursday, May 25, 2023
Of those wise restraints that make us free.
— Harvard president to new class of Law School graduates
Wednesday, May 24, 2023
"Do you know what Mrs. Stringer says?" said Jolene, naming her home-economics teacher. "One day she told the class, 'Nancy Clutter is always in a hurry, but she always has time. And that's one definition of a lady.'"
— Truman Capote, In Cold Blood
Tuesday, May 23, 2023
Those numbers are auto generated by the system. It's totally random that it got so close.
— Marc after I asked if it was possible to switch my thesis number from 991 to 999*
Monday, May 22, 2023
It's a "big American move " (B.A.M ) one or two moves - not over complicated
Sunday, May 21, 2023
Because I always wonder how people perceive me. Not that it's gonna change what I think about myself, but I'm just curious.
— GranSan (Sandra Olivia Moon Hightower) via Zoë
Saturday, May 20, 2023
Referencing is really an obsessive compulsion for me
— Ian (potentially paraphrased)
Friday, May 19, 2023
HOW TO WATCH INDIANA JONES
— Title for list of how to watch The Complete Indiana Jones saga in chronological order, @connorratliff
Thursday, May 18, 2023
It lacks the ability to question twenty-five years of its own reporting.
— Tim Weiner, Legacy of Ashes: The History of the CIA
Wednesday, May 17, 2023
Jennifer Coolidge Corner
— Trivia team name
Tuesday, May 16, 2023
Maddening that they killed 'Image Search'
& optimized it for shopping.
Monday, May 15, 2023
Open Call: Portraits of Women With Their Weight In Dough
— @santina_amato via @4heads_nyc
Sunday, May 14, 2023
Instead, the groups said, they simply believed in helping politicians indirectly — not by giving them money or buying them ads or mentioning their names, but by obliquely raising issues that could shift voters their way. To that end, the groups said, even fund-raising calls from “Frank Wallace” were part of their mission. Since they mentioned policing — a topic voters might care about — the calls were not a means to an end in the work of influencing elections. They were the work itself.
— David A. Fahrenthold and Tiff Fehr, "How to Raise $89 Million in Small Donations, and Make It Disappear," The New York Times
Saturday, May 13, 2023
To combat the autocracy of both the classes and the masses.
— Preamble to the Constitution of The American Legion
Friday, May 12, 2023
Who wants to sit with that for so long to look at? It's really the whole package. It's not really image driven.
— Henry on Ed Ruscha News, Mews, Pews, Brews, Stews & Dues portfolio*
Thursday, May 11, 2023
There's a scribe on board named Antonio Pigafetta, who was not part of the crew, but he kept very good records of what was going on. They come around the world and come back. He thinks it's Wednesday and everyone there thinks it's Tuesday. "I don't know what happened here," and it's just sitting there in his notebook. And it is laid bare. The discovery of the need for an international date line.
— Neil deGrasse Tyson, @startalk
Wednesday, May 10, 2023
WHY EVERYONE IN THE US ARE SNAPPING UP THIS CHICKEN YARD DECORATION?
— Advertisment on Breitbart.com